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Thursday, December 9, 2010

Saleh Mohammad Wins Second Straight Asian Beach Games

The II Asian Beach Games in Muscat, Oman are underway at Qantab Beach where 5K and 10K marathon swims are being contested.

Saleh Mohammad of Syria won his second straight 5K at the Asian Beach Games in a time of 1:00.14 over Wachao Xu of China and multi-time world champion Yuri Kudinov representing Kazakhstan.

Li Xue of China won the women's 5K race in 1:01:27.8 over 15-year-old teammate Shi Yu (1:01:33.4). The medalists are noted below. For photos of the race, visit here.

Saleh Mohammad (SYR) 1:00:14.4
Wanchao Xu (CHN) 1:00:19.5
Yury Kudinov (KAZ) 1:00:43.4

Xue Li (CHN) 1:01:27.8
Yu Shi (CHN) 1:01:33.4
Natasha Tang (Hong Kong

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